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« on: April 19, 2014, 10:49:25 pm »


It is vital to always purchase a ticket before you travel on a First Great Western train to avoid the risk of receiving a penalty fare.

Which - err - isn't quite the case at Melksham, at Dilton Marsh, or even later in the day at Trowbridge.  I could chuckle, except I see new users a little worried and in need of re-assurance.

Does this look factually correct?

P.S. Yes, I know the FGW page goes on to qualify
f you board any of our trains without a ticket, at a station where ticket buying services are available ...

but by that the the headline has frightened the more delicate reader.

P.P.S. Yes, I know the sign at the top of the station approach includes a sentence on buying tickets ... people drive past it on their way to the station!

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